Producer, engineer and songwriter Johnny McDaid took the plunge with a UAD-2 Quad Omni for FieldWork Music Studios Mac Pro system. Intrigued, Source dropped by the studio to discover whether his leap from native to UAD plug-ins has lived up to his expectations…?
Johnny McDaid is the first producer signing to Snow Patrol‘s publishing company Polar Patrol. Originally hailing from Derry, Northern Ireland, he is a multi-instrumentalist and long-term friend of Snow Patrol having played live with the band throughout their career. McDaid went on to form his own group Vega4 in London, finding commercial success signed to Columbia Records. As the band ran its course this led to work producing artists; and so began FieldWork Music studio and recent work with artists such as Example, Gary Go, Eurovision-winner Lena and long-term collaborations Paul Van Dyk, as well as nurturing a steady stream of young musicians beginning their careers.
Our friends at Source Distribution had an interview with Johnny McDaid and dropped by the FieldWork Studio to discuss UAD-2, music production, and more…
You can read the rest of the interview at the Source Distribution website.